New voices - Scott Schwister

Miguel challenged us to find new voices.

Between now and February 17 I am profiling eight nine bloggers that I've found informative and intriguing.


Today's new voice: Scott Schwister, Higher Edison

Scott is the Program Coordinator for the Graduate Continuing Studies section at Hamline

University

. His blogging is pretty deep and always makes me think hard: definitely a blog that extends my own thinking and learning quite a bit. Here are a few posts to get you started:
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  • Previous new voices: Kelly Christopherson, Scott Elias, Jim Forde, Brian Saxton, Chris Hitch

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